Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Brotherhood in tha house of apes

Nick and Dave hanging out on Dave's portaledge. I was on the begining of the Great White Shark and Dave was right below me, so I decided to rap down, drink a beer and listen to some good Bob Marley's songs. Good times, lots of memories and lots of fun bro.

Nick on Dave's ledge

Dave hanging...

Photos: Nick and Dave

Tempest, Space, Atlantis, Sea of Dreams and South Seas

Double rainbow (El Cap view)
Photo: Ammon McNelley

Evolution Traverse - High Sierra

Nick and Bryan resting by the Lake

Bryan Sweeney chilling and enjoying the fresh air

Photos: Dave Turner

Sunday, February 26, 2006

Mescalito VI 5.10 A3 Solitario


Nick na base da via Mescalito nos preparativos finais pra comecar a escalada onde se tornou o primeiro Brasileiro a subir o El Capitan em estilo solitario. Vai Brasil !!! Reparem no barril que eu descolei, na falta de um terceiro haul bag. A gente se vira ne...
Photos: Dave Turner

Zodiac in a push

Nick hooking on the speed ascent of Zodiac (17 hours), with Dave Turner and Walt Dickinson 2004. It was my first experience ever speed climbing.

Top of Zodiac, this guys had climbed Zodiac on Wall style, this was a crazy night, no sleeping bags, very tired and cold, trying to keep the fire on the hole night.

Photos: Dave Turner

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Serra do Cadeado - Brasil

Primeira cordada, 2 tetos pela frente

Claudinei guiando a segunda e passando por um dos tetos

Nick limpando a segunda cordada

Mais um teto, eita vida dura

Chegando no cume, dever de casa cumprido

Fotos: Nick e Claudinei


King Cobras
Party at the bridge after Dave's ascent.
Block Party

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Good times in Yosemite Valley

Ammon "The Pirate" and Sheryl, flying their flag on the Jolly Rojer
Monkeys on El Cap bridge a couple of days after I toped out.
Gabe, Mike, Nick and Walt
Hey Tom thanks for all your help and friendship all this years... Peace.
Photos: Tom Evans

Tribal Rite

Problems with your rope ? Problems with your hauling ? Core shots ? Call Dave Turner...

Dave "The Chef" doing a great job on the Trbal Rite ascent 11 days with Amee.
Tortellini for dinner, YYYYAAAAAMMMMM
Good job guys


Boulderiando na Serra do Cadeado (viagem com Claudinei, Urias, Michela e Urias).
Diversao garantida. Saudades do meu Brasil

Tribute for Erica

Erica Kutcher, Bad Ass... We'll bring you in our hearts forever.
Peace girl


Aaron, Dave and Nick in Camp 4

The big send

Nick cleaning the first pitch of Tempest. Loose and Steep
This is my monkey brotha Walt at the base of Tempest one day before I blasted off the ground. Me, Dave and Walt pushed Zodiac and the NA Wall in 2004. Good times bro. Hope to see you soon on monkey land. Peace.
Dave Turner sending the second pitch of his new route Atlantis

Fat faces... Monkeys waking up in the Alcove...
Load it up !!! Monkeys getting ready to blast...

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Block Party and Sea of Dreams

Zak sailing on his solo ascent on Sea of Dreams

Aaron and Amee hanging out after Dave's Block Party

Dave looking ahead on his first ascent on El Capitan, Block Party, Solo
Photos: Zak

More pictures of the Tempest

Cleaning my pitch

Rappeling back to my ledge

Almost there

I fell, check the cooperhead on my right aider, the grigri works well

Rainy day on the Big Stone

Always Hard

Working with my ajustable daisys and aiders

What's up there ???

Photos: Dave Turner

Movie from Climbs on El Cap

Hey guys, check this movie from Ricardo Lagos who soloed South Seas on El Cap very close from me, Nicola Martinez on Tempest, Dave Turner on Atlantis and Sean and Timmy O'Neill, Ammon McNelley and Cedar Wright on Space.
Hope you like it.
Go Monkeys.
Movie: Ricardo Lagos


Hauling from pitch 2

Leading pitch 3

Hold me please !!!

Taking it easy and relaxing with my bags. Studying the next one.

Cleaning Job

Haul bitch...

Putting away stuff and gettin raedy for another day.

Dirty dawg

Photos: Dave Turner